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Broadband - Will it Affect Your Online Marketing Future?


The coming age of general Broadband use bearing down upon us, minute by minute, is going to leave many changes in its wake. Some will be welcome; others will demand all we can do, just to keep up!Of course, items like high quality graphics, streaming video and movies on demand will be commonplace.

A Cheap Alternative To Broadband?


Are you a dial-up user looking for a faster connection, but don't like Broadband prices? If so, you should take a look at a new service called OnSpeed, which has received rave reviews in Internet technology publications.What OnSpeed does is to re-route web pages and email via its own servers, compressing the data on the fly prior to sending it onwards to your PC.

Ka Band -Affordable Satellite Internet On The Way!


Ka Band VSAT* satellite internet technology has enormous possibilities for telecommuters, rural locations and eventually for Motor Home users around the U.S.

DSL Internet is a Simple and Easy Way to Get Fast Internet Service


DSL - which stands for Digital Subscriber Line - is a great way to get high-speed internet service, without having to get a cable modem, or live in an area that has cable lines. DSL providers have very fast and comparatively cheap internet connectivity.

The Coming Television Revolution


The revolution is just getting started and will be begin to make its mark this year. By 2010, it will begin to take off.

Wi-Fi Hotspot Security


You've set up your Boingo account, you're hanging out at the Home Turf sports bar in LAX and you figure you'll do a little business or check your e-mail while sipping a Chardonnay. Well, that's the point of Wi-Fi hotspots; being able to take care of a few things while in a relaxing atmosphere.

Broadband is State-of-the-Art Internet Access: How Can a Broadband Cable Benefit You?


We are now well ensconced in a time when the Web is riddled with graphics, animations, sounds, and videos, bringing about a necessity for superior internet access such as that which broadband can provide. The fact is that anything less than the speed supplied by a broadband cable has become inadequate for today's Web users.

Remotely Connecting by Satellite To the Hospital - 2005


Hospital's and the Medical Professionals associated with them across America have discovered during the last few years that a great deal of efficiency can be accomplished by utilizing the World Wide Web to connect Doctors, Surgeons, Medical Transcribers and remote or mobile Clinics together. A specialist can instantly review an X-Ray or medical chart half way around the world or from a very remote area.

Time to Redefine Telecom


Telecommunication, according to Wikipedia, is the extension of communication over a distance. In practice, it also recognizes that something may be lost in the process; hence the term 'telecommunication' covers all forms of distance and/or conversion of the original communications, including radio, telegraphy, television, telephony, data communication and computer networking.

What are Your Internet Connection Solutions?


Of primary concern to all internet users is their actual connection to the internet.A user needs to look at all the factors and weigh the benefits and costsReliability - is the connection available 24/7, or do you get a busy signal?Speed - at what speeds can a user upload and download files?Costs - what are the setup and monthly costs for the internet connection service?Support - is support available 24/7 and is it free or is there a cost associated with it?Availability - is the desired service available at your location?Available options with good and bad features include:Local dial up with phone company (local isp) - While this many times is the simplest, often times, they are the most costly and support can be an issue.

3 Tips to Fix Unreliable Wireless Connections


Generally speaking, wireless computer connections are reliable. However, nothing is perfect, and sometimes you may lose your connection or experience a weak signal.

Why You Should Switch To A Fast Internet Connection


With high-speed Internet access becoming available in more and more areas, perhaps it is now available in your neck of the woods. If it is, you might be wondering if it makes sense to upgrade from dialup.

Business Satellite Internet Products Compared - 2005


There are a number of options available for Business Class Satellite Internet connectivity in the U.S.

Google Brings Millions of Hard-to-Find Library Books to Your Fingertips


Millions of hard-to-find books from five major libraries will soon be a lot easier to access: Google has made plans to scan and digitize them, making the books available on their widely used Internet search engine.Google's latest endeavor is a large step beyond previous attempts to scan books so they can be read online (Google, Amazon.

Wifi Hotspot Locations for Sale..is that a Good Thing?


Recent companies have been advertising wifi hotspot locations that are 'turnkey' (they can run themselves), and only cost between $13,000 and $20,000 to start. Is that good?First of all, if it's so turnkey then why aren't they just popping off wifi hotspot locations left and right for themselves, is it their newfound generosity that has them 'sharing' the opportunities they have available.

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Broadband getting faster  Komando

The internet is getting faster due to some technological innovations.


Deal would expand broadband internet access in Albemarle  The Daily Progress

Albemarle County has entered into an agreement that will provide county members of the Central Virginia Electric Cooperative with broadband internet access ...


State's lack of rural broadband may be underestimated  Meadville Tribune

HARRISBURG — A Penn State study of broadband access across the state, due out in January, will likely demonstrate that federal data about availability of ...


Tipmont REMC acquires Wintek, takes a step forward on broadband internet goal  Journal & Courier

WEST LAFAYETTE — Tipmont REMC has taken another large step forward in bringing broadband internet to rural Indiana residents. As of January 1, the ...


Editorial: Broadband Providers Overstate Coverage  Valley News

Can you hear us now? We have some shocking news. It appears the companies that provide cellphone and high-speed internet *service* routinely overstate the ...


Gov. Northam announces plan to expand broadband internet  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Broadband internet expansion is on the way for Virginia.


Fredericksburg, Va., OKs Broadband Internet Expansion  Government Technology

(TNS) — The city council took more steps last week toward its goal of providing Fredericksburg with the fastest broadband Internet in Virginia. It unanimously ...


162 Million Americans Lack Regular Access To Broadband Internet, Study Finds  WBUR

A new study by Microsoft says 162 million Americans do not have access to broadband internet. That far exceeds the federal government's estimate. Advocates ...


U.S. internet speeds rose nearly 40 percent this year  Recode

Finally some good news: The internet is getting faster, especially fixed broadband internet. Broadband download speeds in the U.S. rose 35.8 percent and ...


Who has broadband internet?  amNewYork

Three of the five New York City boroughs have rates of broadband internet subscriptions that are higher than the state and national average, according to ...


CEMC considers broadband internet for nearly 99,000 households  Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

Cumberland Electric Membership Corp., better known as CEMC, is exploring the idea of bringing broadband internet *service* to its nearly 99,000 members ...


Broadband internet choices limited in Knox area, but options are growing  Knoxville News Sentinel

This story has been updated with additional detail on Charter/Spectrum internet prices and *service*. In the next few months the Lenoir City Utilities Board will ...


Streets with UK's slowest and fastest broadband named  BBC News

A village street in Bamfurlong, Gloucestershire, has been named as the slowest for broadband internet, according to an annual survey. The study said homes on ...


Pa's lack of rural broadband may be underestimated  Sharonherald

HARRISBURG – A Penn State study of broadband access across the state, due out in January, will likely demonstrate that federal data about availability of ...


Sprint may tackle market for in-home broadband internet  FierceWireless

Over the past year, Sprint executives have repeatedly said the company does not have any plans to use 5G technology to get into the market for in-home ...


Microsoft expands broadband initiative to bring internet to 3 million people in rural communities  GeekWire

https://youtu.be/yna8bFGqNHg In metropolises like Seattle, it's hard to imagine a day without internet. Urbanites are used to getting online for just about ...


25 Million Americans Lack Access to Broadband. Can Microsoft Help?  Digital Trends

A new report from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) says that 25 million Americans do not have access to broadband internet -- more than 19 ...


Almost half of US residents don't use broadband internet: study | TheHill  The Hill

Almost half the U.S. population does not use broadband internet, according to a new study from Microsoft researchers.


Henderson Co. cities want input on expanding broadband internet service  WSPA.com

Three Henderson Co. municipalities are seeking public input about the need for expanded broadband internet *service*, according to Hendersonville ...


A year after net neutrality's repeal, the fight continues  CNET

Commentary: Reps. Pelosi, Pallone and Doyle say the FCC must investigate ISPs and punish unfair practices.


USDA: Offering new high-speed internet program for rural areas  KALB News

The USDA is offering up to $600 million in loans and grants to help build broadband infrastructure in rural America.


Ferguson addresses broadband - Valley Times-News  Valley Times-News

For residents living inside city limits, fast, reliable internet can often be taken for granted. However, in rural parts of the county and Georgia, that same internet ...


Digital Divide Is Wider Than We Think, Study Says  The New York Times

New research from Microsoft says that far fewer people have broadband internet access than government statistics have shown.


IIA: Broadband is Big Shopping Bonus  Multichannel News

The Internet Innovation Alliance says that the average family can save about $10500 per year by using broadband to comparison shop. It is even ...


In Comcast’s hometown, the chasm between internet haves and have-nots looks intractable, new census data shows  Philly.com

Nicetown-Tioga Library manager Debra E. Johnson sees daily the lack of computers and high-speed internet access in her impoverished corner of Philadelphia: ...


New Data, Old Divides  Benton Foundation

On December 6, the U.S. Census Bureau released the 2013-2017 American Community Survey (ACS) five-year estimate including data on internet subscription ...


Farm bill includes King bill to bring fast internet to farms  The News Tribune

A bill co-sponsored by Maine's independent senator that promises to help bring high-speed internet to farms has passed Congress as part of the 2018 Farm Bill.


Rural and Lower-Income Counties Lag Nation in Internet Subscriptions  Daily Yonder

Rural Americans and low-income counties significantly lag the rest of the nation in broadband access, according to new findings from the U.S. Census.


Broadband needs to move forward  The Ely Echo

There has been an extensive study. There are numerous examples of below par *service*. The Lake Connections debacle has compounded the problems.


Purdue works to flip switch on rural 'Internet darkness'  Purdue Agricultural Communications

For those with broadband Internet, it often seems as if we are inundated with streaming movies, social media and the occasional entertaining cat video.


FCC offers $67 million more per year for rural broadband programs  Engadget

The Federal Communications Commission announced today additional funding to its Connect America Fund dedicated to expanding broadband internet *service* ...


Fiber-Optic Broadband Internet Service Starts In Nicasio  SFGate

Households and businesses at 80 locations in the west Marin County village of Nicasio are enjoying fiber-optic access to the internet for the first time thanks to a ...


Internet speeds lag in Oregon’s rural areas  Bend Bulletin

Portland residents enjoy some of the nation's fastest internet speeds, but newly released Census data shows rural parts of the state continue to lag way behind.


Oregon Cities Enjoy Fast Internet. Rural Areas Not So Much  Government Technology

The Census data shows that cities like Portland still have a sweeping advantage over rural parts of the state when it comes to access to fast, reliable connectivity.


Montana cellphone, Internet infrastructure vulnerable to outages; new funding could help  The Missoulian

When an accidentally damaged fiber optic cable cut out Internet, landline and cell *service* — including 911 *service* — in the Bitterroot Valley last week, ...


Census data: Minnesota beats Wisconsin on high-speed internet access, too  Appleton Post Crescent

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau also show that poor, rural and non-white families in Wisconsin have a lower rate of fast web *service*.


Colorado Ranks in Top 20 for Fastest U.S. Internet Speeds  Government Technology

(TNS) — Broadband speeds across the country are rising rapidly, but Colorado isn't at the front of the pack when it comes having the fastest Internet.


Broadband Internet Service Expanding in Avery County Through LightLeap Program  High Country Press

By Tim Gardner. Avery County is getting Broadband Internet *Service* for many parts of its 247-square mile radius and many of its 17,797 residents with ongoing ...


Penn State study says most of Pa. lacks access to high-speed broadband | News  witf.org

(State College) -- Statewide research from Penn State finds that there's a severe lack of connectivity to high-speed broadband internet for much of Pennsylvania.


Native Americans On Tribal Land Are 'The Least Connected' To High-Speed Internet  NPR

Just over half of Native Americans living on American Indian reservations or other tribal lands with a computer have access to high-speed internet *service*, ...


DRIVE speeding up broadband access  Sunbury Daily Item

DANVILLE — A new groundbreaking high-speed broadband internet access is expected to serve about 90 percent of Montour County's population, DRIVE ...


Microsoft Plans to Bring Broadband Internet to 3 Million Rural Americans  Cord Cutters News, LLC

Do you live in a rural area with limited internet options? Yesterday Microsoft announced plans to expand their wireless internet *service* to 3 million rural ...


Jasmine Broadband Internet Infrastructure Fund (JASIF) Is Yet to See Trading Action on Dec 16  K Reviewer

Shares of Jasmine Broadband Internet Infrastructure Fund (BKK:JASIF) closed at 10.1 yesterday. Jasmine Broadband Internet Infrastructure Fund currently has a ...


Saudi telecom operators agree annual royalty fees  WSAU News

DUBAI (Reuters) - Telecommunications operators Saudi Telecom Co <7010.SE> (STC), Etihad Etisalat <7020.SE> (Mobily) and Zain Saudi Arabia <7030.


FCC proposes doubling speed requirement for rural broadband  The Verge

The Federal Communications Commission is looking to raise the minimum broadband speed standard to 25 Mbps, more than doubling the current requirement.


County board opens the door to broadband  Watertown Daily Times

JEFFERSON -- The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors' approval Tuesday of an ordinance related to broadband internet is expected to open doors to rural ...


USDA Launches Program To Create High-Speed Internet e-Connectivity In Rural America  Los Alamos Daily Post

WASHINGTON, D.C. ― Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offering up to $600 ...


Commission signs for grant to study broadband internet  Williamson Daily News

The Mingo County Commission approved a grant of $75000 for a study to improve broadband and internet *service* in the Gilbert area at its regular meeting ...


The Rural Broadband Gap: After a Year of Progress, Challenges Remain  PrecisionAg

Nobody ever said farming was easy, but 2018 was a particularly difficult year for many in agriculture: trade tensions, uncooperative weather during harvest, and ...


Microsoft Bringing Rural Broadband Effort to Indiana  Inside INdiana Business

Microsoft Corp. has announced plans to expand the Microsoft Airband Initiative to several new states next year, including Indiana. The effort, in which the ...


Microsoft's Rural Broadband Plans Chugging Along  Redmond Channel Partner

Microsoft President Brad Smith recently described the company's progress with its plan to improve broadband Internet access in underserved and rural areas of ...


Lakeland may rehire broadband consultant as high-speed internet service debate gets new life  News Chief

LAKELAND — For the second time Lakeland is hiring a broadband consultant, this time to get deeper into details about building a city-owned retail internet ...


Green light for Petersham broadband network  Athol Daily News

By SARAH ROBERTSONStaff WriterPETERSHAM — Residents voted overwhelmingly in favor of a ballot measure giving the final green light for a town wide ...


County embraces “dig once” policy for broadband  Mountain Democrat

In an effort to streamline installation of broadband internet, El Dorado County Supervisors nodded to the idiom, “kill two birds with one stone” at their meeting ...


New Innovations Bringing Broadband to Native American and Rural Populations  Flathead Beacon

Nowhere is the lack of broadband Internet more pervasive than on our nation's Indian reservations. According to the latest statistics from the Federal ...


Comcast offers discounted Internet to town in Massachusetts; town says no  PhillyVoice.com

Comcast offered to bring widely-available cable broadband Internet access to a tiny Massachusetts town at, a discount. The town said no, thanks.


USDA offering new loans and grants for rural broadband  The Hutchinson News

WASHINGTON – Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced last week that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering up to $600 million in loans and ...


Bringing internet to the masses and investing in telecoms at Startup Battlefield Africa  TechCrunch

Despite a year-end goal of 30 percent broadband internet penetration in Nigeria, the country is unlikely to hit that target. As of 2017, internet penetration in ...


Opinion: U.S. must stop bickering and close the broadband gap  The Mercury News

Broadband, sometimes called the “Fifth Utility,” has become a critical part of 21st century life – equal in importance to electricity, natural gas, water, and ...


Official Calls for Fiber Partnership in Blue Earth County  Government Technology

Though most Internet *service* in the Minnesota county meets state goals, Commissioner Vance Stuehrenberg said *service* will need to keep improving if the ...


Rip-off broadband: Millions of people wasting money on overpriced contracts  ZDNet

Ofcom launches broadband pricing review and plans to force companies to alert customers to best deal available.


Larimer County would face big costs for questionable returns on rural broadband  The Coloradoan

Rural broadband would cost Larimer County tens of millions of dollars, with limited chance of recouping the investment.


Philly’s technology have-nots are increasing and that’s a problem | Editorial  Philly.com

The digital divide is a not just a problem for Philadelphia; it's a problem for the country. But the presence of Comcast's world headquarters here lends an ironic ...


County interim EDA director: Alum Fork/Laurel Lick water project to be completed by summer in Lewis County, WV  WV News

WESTON — While the Lewis County Economic Development Authority is “always working with current and/or prospective businesses to try to make Lewis ...


City Council approves broadband expansion in Fredericksburg  Fredericksburg.com

The City Council took more steps last week toward its goal of providing Fredericksburg with the fastest broadband internet in Virginia.



Blue Earth County Board looks to expand broadband options  Mankato Free Press

MANKATO — The Blue Earth County Board already has a New Year's Resolution: kickstart efforts to bring more broadband options and data fiber connections to ...


Government-owned broadband is costly — try these alternatives | TheHill  The Hill

It's understandable that people want better, faster and cheaper internet, but government does not do a good job operating these networks.


Here's How Internet Speeds Fared For The World's Fastest And Largest Countries In 2018  Forbes

World-wide speeds are increasing while the gap between the fastest and slowest is decreasing.


Yahsat and Hughes Launch Joint Venture to Deliver Satellite Broadband Connectivity across Africa, the Middle East and Southwest Asia  PRNewswire

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), a leading global satellite operator ...


A Renamed BFR Could Be Key to SpaceX's Satellite Internet Dream  Yahoo News

It began with a tweet (as so many things do when Elon Musk is involved). On Nov. 17, the SpaceX CEO announced he's terminating efforts "to upgrade [the ...


North Carolina Communities Draw Up Internet Service Wishlist  Government Technology

A series of meetings is being hosted to flesh out what residents of Henderson County require when it comes to their high-speed Internet connections.


Mar-Tech Roundup: Amazon Digital Ad Revenue Surges 123%, Merry Holidays for E-Commerce  Portada-online.com

Our bi-weekly summary of the most exciting recent news in marketing technology and trends. If you're trying to keep up, consider this your one-stop shop.


New County-wide Broadband Task Force holds inaugural meeting in Clarkfield  Granite Falls Advocate Tribune

The internet has become increasingly central to modern life. Everything from watching a movie to paying your bills to sharing family photos with friends relies on ...


Microsoft, Native Network Team Up to Bring Broadband to Flathead Reservation  Flathead Beacon

Microsoft Corp. and Native Network, an organization that helps tribes connect with modern communications technology, are looking to provide broadband ...


Broadband council seeks coverage information from providers  Charleston Gazette-Mail

The West Virginia Broadband Enhancement Council is asking internet providers to volunteer their coverage data to position the state for more federal funds to ...


Rural broadband and hospital access proposed by Georgia lawmakers  MyAJC

To revitalize rural Georgia, lawmakers are proposing public funding for high-speed internet *service*, changes in hospital regulations and permission for farms to ...


High-speed internet expanding into rural areas  Herald-Whig

BOWLING GREEN, Mo. -- When too many smart devices go online at St. Clement School, the download speeds slow to a crawl. "It's never fast enough," said ...


Business, education, health care at top of mind as rural broadband expansion inches forward  Peoria Journal Star

First of two partsWhen nearly 300 Americans submitted comments this summer on the USDA's pilot plan to bring high speed broadband internet to rural America, ...


New report suggests Latin America will lag in internet growth  Axios

A new report from Cisco forecasts an alarmingly slow internet traffic growth rate for Latin America, especially when compared to the other lagging regions, like ...


The Costly Part of Government-Owned Broadband  Mackinac Center for Public Policy

Government-led broadband projects leave taxpayers on the hook.


Latta legislation included in farm bill  The Courier

U.S. Rep. Bob Latta's Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act has been included in farm bill legislation agreed to by a congressional conference committee.


US Fixed Broadband Speeding Up—Especially for Downloads  PCMag

The latest Speedtest U.S. Fixed Broadband Performance Report from Ookla shows how the US fares—the average download speed is now 95.25 Mbps!—and ...


Gigabit? More like, you can gigabet the US will fall behind on super-fast broadband access  The Register

America is going to fall drastically behind the rest of the world, particularly China, when it comes to high-speed broadband internet access, according to a new ...


Live in the Knoxville area? Here are the broadband companies, their services and costs  Knoxville News Sentinel

Six major broadband providers serve parts of Knox or adjacent counties. The News Sentinel requested *service* area maps from all six, but only two provided ...


Centennial aims for future with fiber-optic backbone  The Denver Post

Centennial this month completed the construction of its 50-mile-long fiber-optic network, which will provide high-speed internet connections to homes and ...


Branigan Library offers new communication service for deaf  Las Cruces Sun-News

The video relay *service* caller uses a video display, broadband internet and a qualified sign-language interpreter to communicate over the phone.


County looks to bring broadband to rural communities  Franklin News Post

Franklin County approved plans Tuesday that could provide broadband to rural communities in Snow Creek, Ferrum and Windy Gap. The projects are part of an ...


DIY Internet Access Gets a Reboot From Grassroots Co-Ops  WIRED

Efforts to bring broadband connections to small communities signal the potential to reboot the spirit of the web.


Sandler Partners Becomes Master Agent of Viasat's Business Internet Services  PRNewswire

CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Viasat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT), a global communications company, today announced a new Master Agent ...


How U.S. Fans Can Play Assassin's Creed: Odyssey For Free  Cinema Blend

Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed: Odyssey was the big third-person, action-adventure game that came out this fall, alongside Rockstar Games' Red Dead Redemption ...


Microsoft is teaming up with internet providers to bring connectivity to remote areas  Quartz

Many towns in Michigan's Upper Peninsula don't have reliable internet—or any at all. An old technology could help change that.


Fiber project in Cortez raises questions about federal involvement  The Durango Herald

Five years after starting its quest for citywide broadband internet, Cortez is looking to private companies for help and is receiving unclear signals from the federal ...


Morgan Stanley is serious about investing in outer space and just had its first conference about it  CNBC

Morgan Stanley hosted its first "Space Summit" in New York City on Tuesday, as the firm is telling clients to pay attention to space companies. The event ...


Door County EDC takes next steps in broadband solutions  DoorCountyDailyNews.com

By Terry Kovarik The Door County Economic Development Corporation is taking multiple steps toward bringing bro...


Majority of EPS students lack adequate home internet  Enid News & Eagle

Some of the solutions EPS has implemented have been helpful, he said, but none of them measure up to the size of the larger problem, which is bigger by far.


CAEC launches phase one of broadband project - The Wetumpka Herald  Wetumpka Herald

After two years of consideration, the Central Alabama Electric Cooperative elected to begin its first phase of a project to bring high speed, broadband internet to ...


Ellsworth broadband speeds still have some catching up to do  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — Residents in Ellsworth have internet connections that are slightly faster than much of Maine but far slower than the nationwide average,


Broadband access, improvement to infrastructure important to expand workforce  Crow River Media

About 90 percent of Minnesota has broadband coverage, but in Meeker County, only about 67.3 percent of users have access to speeds of up to 25 megabits ...


Telemedicine demand spurs rural broadband push in Texas  Politico

The demand for telemedicine is renewing state and federal efforts to improve internet infrastructure.


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